Simmonds Stewart and the University of Auckland Law School have launched a techlaw intern programme. This offers law students paid intern positions at companies in the high-growth tech centre.
The aim is to provide law students interested in technology and entrepreneurship real-world experience in the tech sector. Each student will be paid up to 100 hours of basic legal work for a tech company. Initially the programme offers internships to between 5 and 8 University of Auckland law students.
Participating companies include Jude, Endace, 9 Spokes, Pacific Channel and Auckland UniServices. Simmonds Stewart will provide training to participating students, as well as pairing the student with a Simmonds Stewart buddy who will support the student and supervise their work where required.
Penultimate and final-year students may apply. Applications for the first intake close on 13 March 2018.